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I have tried to keep things in my hands and lost them all, but what I have given into God's hands I still possess. - Martin Luther When it comes to giving, some people will stop at nothing. - Jimmy Carter I do not believe one can settle how much we ought to give. I am afraid the only safe rule is to give more than we can spare. - C. S. Lewis He who gives what he would as readily throw away, gives without generosity; for the essence of generosity is in self-sacrifice. - Sir Henry Taylor, quoted in New Beginnings Do your giving while you're living so you're knowing where it's going. - Anonymous God judges what we give by what we keep. - G. Mueller It's not what you do with the million if fortune should ere be your lot, but what are you doing at present with the dollar and quarter you got. - Anonymous The trouble is that too many people are spending money they haven't yet earned for things they don't need to impress people they don't like. Give according to your income, lest God make your income according to your giving - Peter Marshall If you give what you do not need, it isn't giving - Mother Teresa